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Button, button, who’s got the (vintage) buttons?

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Before and After, Heirloom Garment Restoration, Preservation Products, Wedding Gown Care, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Restoration | 0 comments

Button, button, who’s got the (vintage) buttons?

A simple gown without minor stains, tears, or other serious problems could be cleaned by anyone or anything, right? WRONG! Vintage gowns are fragile and delicate– and have to be handled delicately. Karen’s vintage gown was in pretty good condition when it arrived at Heritage Garment Preservation, but it left even better than we found it! Karen’s gown featured a fragile layer of netting around the neckline that had developed some small holes, and the vintage buttons decorating the cuffs of the dress’ sleeves were barely holding on!...

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Marriage and Manure – Lisa’s Story

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Garment Rescue, Heirloom Garments, Preservation Products, Wedding Gown Care, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Marriage and Manure – Lisa’s Story

by Lisa THE GOWN: Purchased at Curvaceous Couture. THE VEIL: My mom made the antique gown into the veil. THE WEDDING: Cambridge,  Maryland. THE STORY Lisa fell in love with the first gown she tried on.  The intricate beading was perfect; the english net ballgown skirt was gorgeous.  She wanted to incorporate her mother’s heirloom gown somehow, but the antique lace was far too fragile to even consider wearing. Her mother is an avid and talented  designer, sewer and quilter, and made a gorgeous chapel length veil that will now be...

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Save $20 With Wedding Dress Cleaning Survey

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in General, HGP Promotions | 0 comments

Save $20 With Wedding Dress Cleaning Survey

We would love to know your opinion about wedding dress cleaning  so we’ve created a survey and a little incentive to coax it out of you.  Enjoy a $20 discount good for any wedding gown cleaning, restoration and/or preservation just for answering a few questions about cleaning your wedding dress. Some of the questions we are asking in this survey are: When your dress was last worn by a bride The most important factor in selecting a wedding dress cleaner If you are willing to have a wholesale cleaner clean your dress If you are not...

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From Soiled to Shimmering

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in Before and After, Garment Rescue, Heirloom Garment Restoration, Preservation Products, Wedding Gown Care, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation | 0 comments

From Soiled to Shimmering

Before and After: From Soiled to Shimmering Beth’s dress had a lot in common with a famous Disney song– “shining, shimmering, splendid” (“A Whole New World,” Aladdin). Her Augusta Jones fit-and-flare dress was covered from top to bottom in beautiful sequins overlaying the satin and lace applique. Unfortunately, while sparkles are girl’s best friend, they’re a nightmare when it comes to cleaning! A wine spill on the skirt that soaked both the lace and satin layers was just one of the problems Beth’s dress faced; it also...

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Save $50 on Heritage Couture Service

Posted by on Jan 1, 2016 in General, HGP Promotions | 0 comments

Save $50 on Heritage Couture Service

Enjoy $50 off any Heritage Couture Service throughout the month of January with coupon code: Couture50off Pamper your wedding gown with Heritage Couture™ premier wedding dress cleaning and preservation. Your wedding dress will receive the Tender Loving Care it needs to be returned to premium condition. Heritage Couture™ Benefits Safe and thorough wedding gown cleaning by hand (or dry cleaned in virgin solvent) Hand pressed for the best finish All accessories included* All embellishments and hemline conditions are included 3 hours of...

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Hillary W.’s Wedding Dress Story: 1st Time’s a Charm

Posted by on Dec 29, 2015 in Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Hillary W.’s Wedding Dress Story: 1st Time’s a Charm

by Hillary’s Mom The wedding was on August 22nd at our local country club. The ceremony was on a deck overlooking the lake and the reception followed inside.  The theme was country elegant and believe it or not, Hillary wore cowboy boots under that beautiful dress! The weather was perfect for them– it was mid-70s and sunny. Back to the basics– the dress was purchased in Indianapolis, Indiana where our first day out trying on dresses appeared to be the last. We had been to appointments that day at three different boutiques...

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Cyber Sale Extended – Save 10% on Everything

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in HGP Promotions | 0 comments

Cyber Sale Extended – Save 10% on Everything

Our Black Friday – Cyber Monday sale was a huge success so we have decided to extend it for the whole month of December. Tell a friend and then you can both enjoy our best discount ever. Save 10% on all services and products. That means savings of $30 – $90 on professional wedding gown care or up to $15 off DIY preservation kits with discount code: BFCM10%off This sale includes all products and services including … Wedding Dress Cleaning and Preservation Christening Gown Cleaning Uniform Preservation DIY Preservation...

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Black Friday – Best Discount of the Year

Posted by on Nov 21, 2015 in General, HGP Promotions | 0 comments

Black Friday – Best Discount of the Year

It’s that time of year – Holidays Sales! Whether it’s Black Friday, Small Business Saturday or Cyber Monday, you will find the best deals everywhere…So enjoy one of our best sales ever – Save $30 – $90 with our 10% off everything sale with discount code: BFCM10%off This sale includes all products and services including … Wedding Dress Cleaning and Preservation Christening Gown Cleaning Uniform Preservation...

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From Dad’s Eyes: Chelsea’s Wedding Dress Story

Posted by on Nov 17, 2015 in Wedding Gown Care, Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Restoration, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

From Dad’s Eyes: Chelsea’s Wedding Dress Story

by Chelsea’s Dad    Shortly after Chelsea said “yes” to Erik, we joined her in her search for the perfect wedding gown. Chelsea found a beautiful gown online, and sent us a video link where we could view it as well.  It seemed exquisite.So we searched for a local wedding gown store which carried that stylist’s brand.  That is how we found Georgette and her amazing team, at Papers & Petals, in Burlingame, CA. We accompanied Chelsea the first time she went to try on her gown. But when she came out wearing that beautiful...

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Everyone’s Favorite: Alexina’s Wedding Dress Story

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Everyone’s Favorite: Alexina’s Wedding Dress Story

Photo by Studio 29 Photography by Alexina      I found my Watters wedding gown at Bliss Bridal in Brookfield, Wisconsin. I was looking through gowns online and knew immediately that I wanted to try it on during my appointment. This wasn’t the first dress I tried on, but after trying it on I kept coming back to it because I loved it so much. My mom was out of town so my dad and younger sister came to my appointment with me, and it was their favorite, as well. After the appointment,...

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